Catedral Basilica Menor de Nuestra Senora de la Paz, La Paz
(4.1/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
Experience an essential part of La Paz history at Catedral Basilica Menor de Nuestra Senora de la Paz, a Roman Catholic cathedral whose original construction dates back to the 17th century. Following a decision in the early 19th century to demolish the original and start again, construction began in 1835 on architect Manuel Sanahuja's neoclassical structure with Baroque elements. It took a full 90 years for the cathedral to open, and even then it remained incomplete until Pope John Paul II's visit in 1989--a full 150 years after its initial construction. Head to the interior to admire the many ornate chadeliers and intricately carved altar. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Catedral Basilica Menor de Nuestra Senora de la Paz and many more La Paz attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's La Paz vacation planner.
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  • This imposing church has a beautiful baroque facade that contrasts with the architectural styles of the buildings politicians on your side. Worth a stop for photos.
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  • Cathedral this well-preserved despite age, is very beautiful and large reflects the art of the colony.
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  • Without doubt walking through downtown La Paz, one of the buildings that we call the attention for its beauty and size was the Cathedral can be seen very well from the plaza Murillo!
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